Palestinian writer, director and star Elia Suleiman's two-time Cannes Film Festival prize winner is something of a rarity: A wry, mordantly funny black comedy that boldly embraces fantasies of Palestinian power.
Tensions are heating up in the Israeli city of Nazareth, and not just between Jews and the city's large Arab population. The Palestinians are also feuding among themselves, acting out their frustrations in the pettiest ways. One man routinely dumps trash into his neighbor's yard; another takes a sledgehammer to his neighbor's newly repaired driveway. A third wrenches the license plate off a car whose owner refuses to move it out of his way. Tired of all t...